Recently by Deena Shoshkes

Maxwell's Memories

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Maxwell's is intimately connected with my memories of living in Hoboken, NJ in the 1980s, because it was the focal point for the artistic activity of so many people I knew or was getting to know.  It was the home base for a thriving local scene and at the same time connected to what was happening in New York and nationally.  It felt like a great party there, because you'd always run into friends there, meet their friends and share the joy of being in the middle of something wonderfully fresh and new. I first noticed Maxwell's when visiting my